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First rule of a good story is show, don’t tell. Sometimes the environments, levels and / or places you find yourself do more exposition and narrative storytelling than any speech ever could. One look at these places tells you all you need to know about what happened there. Welcome and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Games With The Best Environmental Storytelling.

00:31 #10. “Left Dead” (2008)
01:13 #9. “Resident Evil” series (1996)
02:01 #8. “Uncharted A Thief’s End” (2016)
02:58 #7. “Obduction” (2016)
03:56 #6. “Gone Home” (2013)
04:45 #5. “HalfLife 2” (2004)
05:34 #4. “The Last of Us” (2013)
06:24 #3, #2 & #1: ????

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  1. I was a atheist before I played dark souls… after 3 hours of playing that shit had me looking for a bible

  2. Breath of the Wild may not have had the most complex story, but at least the environment paced it out a bit better…

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